Head Gasket May Fail Prematurely on Chrysler Cirrus

There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.

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Average mileage: 97,579 (11,406–148,100)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6
4 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.4L 4 Cylinder 130,000 mi,
hasn't been fixed yet. Overheated going up a mountain pass.
2000 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 148,100 mi,
it want start
1996 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 91,550 mi,
Engine overheated, radiator cap blew off & water spewed over front engine compartment, then engine began to missfirer and sputter. My mechanic said head gasket was damaged. Losing water out tailpipe. Put stop leak in radiator twice & it would last about 60 miles & water level would drop approximately 1/2 to 1 gal. Added 50/50 antifreeze mix 3 times over several days. Going to blow off with air around electrical connections ?
2000 Chrysler Cirrus - 2.5L V6 75,000 mi,
leaking really bad